Man drowns in Strand

2011-12-31 21:08

Cape Town - A man drowned while swimming with friends at Melkbaai beach in Strand on Saturday, said the disaster risk management centre in Cape-Town.

Spokesperson Wilfred Solomons-Johannes said the 28-year-old man was swimming with five of his friends when they realised they were too far out.

"While making their way back, they realised that their friend was in distress." He was unconscious when he was pulled out of the water by lifeguards.

Solomons-Johannes said CPR was performed on the man but was declared dead at the scene.

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